Archive for the 'Resources' Category

January 21, 2011

NAHDAP Disseminating Restricted-Use Data on Acquisition and Transmission of HIV

NAHDAP, the National Addiction and HIV Data Archive Program , is pleased to announce the release of its first restricted-use databaset on HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), The Sexual Acquisition and Transmission of HIV Cooperative Agreement Program (SATHCAP), 2006-2008 (click here ).

   SATHCAP is a multisite study designed to assess the role of drug use in the sexual transmission of HIV from high-risk groups, such as gay men and drug users, to lower-risk groups, such as non-drug-using sexual partners.

The dataset is the second restricted-use release by NAHDAP, which archives and disseminates data from research funded by the national Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

To access the data, users must first set up a "My Data" account and then fill out a Restricted Use Contract Data application .  Please contact Sabrina Bauroth at savripas@umich.edu or (734) 615-7827 if you have any questions about the SATHCAP Restricted Use Contract application

This document is part of the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) .  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information regarding ICPSR .

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January 7, 2011

American Mosaic Project, 2003

The survey is from the American Mosaic Project, a multipyear, multimethod study of the bases of solidarity and diversity in American life.  The survey contains items measuring the place of diversity in visions of American society and in respondents' own lives; social and cultural boundaries between groups and dimensions of inclusion and exclusion; racial and religious identity; belonging and discrimination; opinions about sources of advancement for Whites and African Americans; opinions and immigration and assimilation; diversity in respondents' close-tie network; political identity and demographic information.  The survey also includes oversamples of African American and Hispanic respondents, allowing for comparisons across racial/ethnic categories.  Demographic variables include race, age. gender, religion, level of education, United States citizenship status, partisan affiliation, and family income.

This document is part of the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research).  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data by clicking here .

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information regarding ICPSR .

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January 7, 2011

By Robert C. Hyman and published by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Freight tManagement and Operations in 2010, this government publication is available in electronic format through a link in the catalog.  Click here for access as well.

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December 17, 2010

Effective December 10, 2010, Auburn University has migrated from the SciFinder Scholar database to the SciFinder Web database.

SciFinder Web is a Web-based Chemistry database that searches the same data as SciFinder Scholar.  First-time users must create a user name and password.

SciFinder Web is the most important database for Chemistry.  SciFinder Web covers articles, patents, book chapters, conference proceedings, and dissertations that have been indexed by Chemical Abstracts Service from 1907 to the present. Search by keyword, structure, reaction, chemical name or CAS Registry Number. SciFinder Web  indexes articles in the publications of many fields in addition to chemistry if they describe new chemistry. These fields include agriculture, biology, engineering, medicine, physics, textiles, and veterinary medicine.

Please use either of these access points below for more information about and access to SciFinder Web:

SciFinder Web or

Chemistry =. The links are prominent on the Chemistry LibGuide.

Please NOTE:  due to licensing restrictions, only SEVEN simultaneous users may have access to this database at one time.

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December 17, 2010

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) now has the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2009 (NSDUH)  series data available.  Formerly known as the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, the surveys look at the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco in U.S. household members 12 and up.  It covers abuse treatment history and perceived need for treatment, and includes questions from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of Mental Disorders that allow diagnostic criteria to be applied.  There are quick tables that require no log-in along with online analysis and data downloads that do require logging in.

This Archive is part of the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research) membership for Auburn University.  Auburn University students, faculty, and staff only may create an account that will allow access to the membership-only data by clicking here.

Please contact Barbara Bishop at bishoba@auburn.edu or (334) 844-1690 if you need more information regarding SAMHDA or ICPSR.

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December 3, 2010

By Martin Weaver and Safia Barakzai, and published by Saunders-Elsevier in 2010, this volume is located in the Veterinary Medical Library under call number SF 951 .W43 2010.

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December 3, 2010

By Henri Bejoint, and published by Oxford University Press in 2010, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PE 1611 .B45 2010.

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November 18, 2010

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion:  Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Edited by Elisa M. Mazzaferro and published by Wiley-Blackwell in 2010, this volume is located in the Veterinary Medical Library under call number SF 778 .B53 2010.

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November 18, 2010

Handbook of Program Evaluation for Social Work and Health Professionals

By Michael J. Smith and published by Oxford University Press in 2010, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number HV 40 .S6152 2010.

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November 5, 2010

Consultant is a diagnostic support system for veterinary medicine covering roughly 7,000 diseases of 8 species.  It also indexes 70 veterinary medical journals for quality articles that are relevant to clinical practice.  A product of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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